U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

The U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

A database of press freedom incidents in the United States — everything from arrests of journalists and the seizure of their equipment to assaults and interrogations at the U.S. border. The Press Freedom Tracker documents incidents across the country, involving national, state and local authorities.

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  1. Arrest Report 2022

    In 2022, 15 journalists arrested; more face charges

    While detained, journalists lose their ability to freely cover the story; criminal charges mean journalists face the threat of fines, prison time — or both.

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    Stephanie Sugars

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